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Jan 28, 2013 6:30pm PST
expert mike schumacher says its the later. >> i think it's more exiting some of the safe haven positions they had in bonds rather than saying bonds themselves look unappealing for other reasons. >> reporter: when the u.s. government was teetering on the edge of default, the bond market looked like a good place to hide. and, now that it seems politics are out of the headlines, there's less of a need for investors to hunker down. but, some bond market pros say political risk is not going away for long. they point to the march first deadline for government spending cuts as a reason for investors to come back into bonds. >> it's always hard to parse the dialogue coming out of washington. but, it seems like the republicans want the sequester actually to go forward which would put the breaks on the economy at least to an extent and drive more people back into bonds. >> reporter: others say any return to bonds may be short- lived, as the u.s. economy is showing new signs of strength. >> i think we expect more improvements, moderate improvements. but, you know overall that's usually a
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 6:30pm PST
bigger stake of the industry's annual $300 billion in sales. mike hegedus takes us to one small regional brewer on the verge of going national. >> reporter: it is the face of success illuminated by a welders' torch, a german- engineered expansion assembled with bavarian precision. a $10 million project to increase production of-- roll out the barrels, baby, it's beer! this is the lagunitas brewing company operation in petaluma, california, on the edge of bucolic sonoma county pasture land. lagunitas, with 150 employees, is in the sweet spot of the u.s. beer industry. sales by small, regional craft brewers making up for sagging national brand sales. >> it's about people who are alternative thinkers, who just are looking for their own experiences in life. they don't want to be fed from a tv commercial what it is they want to put in their bodies. beer is one of those ancient personal relationships people will have. this over here, this is malt that comes from alberta, canada. this is the base for making beer. if this were wine, these are grapes that we'd squeeze. >> reporter: tony
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
something you want the -- that's a big deal. he's a big deal. >> make sure the mike was off. >> he has been married to michelle obama 21 years. he is 51. she just turned 49 years old. i was at a ceremony yesterday when where they sang happy birthday to the first lady and he was reelected by a wide margin after a long and tough election. this is the tab low you look at every four years and just think to yourself, this is democracy changing hands. >> this is it, when you see that grand sweep of the people, and it closeness on the small group up there on the podium as well as the former president of the united states, george h. w. bush. >> and his brother is behind him. >> george h. w. bush is not present. justice sotomayor, scalia and roberts. and james taylor, and he will be performing later. >> we're waiting. chuck schumer will be here. >> just to complete that one story, jessie jackson was running against walter mondale. it was a mondale rally and it was a african-american letter carrier. i said who are you for? he said i support jessie jackson because my son instead of wanting to be magic
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